MCI/Sprint merger? Wall St. smiles, users frown

Rohde, David
October 1999
Network World;10/04/99, Vol. 16 Issue 40, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on a possible merger between United States telecommunications firms MCI WorldCom Inc. and Sprint Corp. Speculation that Sprint shareholders Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom want to give up their stakes in the company; Reaction of investors to the merger rumors.


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